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Alexandre Chessin lectures

 Collection — Box: 1 [31151030118909]
Identifier: MS-0665
Overview Alexandre Chessin was born in St. Petersburg in the Russian empire in 1866 and was a professor of Pure and Applied Mathematics at Johns Hopkins University from 1895 to 1899. This collection contains photocopies of handwritten lectures given by Chessin from the 1895 to 1896 academic year, collectively titled: "Introduction into the Study of the Theory of Functions--Lectures Delivered at J.H.U. in 1895-96 by Alexandre S. Chessin--Part I. Functions of Real Variables"

John Pendleton Kennedy letter to the National Intelligencer newspaper

 Collection — Box: 1 [31151030118909]
Identifier: MS-0716
Overview John Pendleton Kennedy (1795-1870) was born in Baltimore, Maryland. He was a politician (elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1838) and writer with strong ties to the South. This collection includes a public letter which elucidates Kennedy's dialogue as an apologist for slavery on the one hand, and the views of famed anti-slavery activist, Lewis Tappan, on the other. The correspondence was written on March 5, 1850.

Sir William Brown correspondence to Abbott Lawrence

 Collection — Box: 1 [31151030118909]
Identifier: MS-0717
Overview Sir William Brown, 1st Baronet DL (1784–1864) was a British merchant and banker, founder of the banking-house of Brown, Shipley & Co. and a Liberal politician who sat in the House of Commons. He sailed with his father and mother for the United States of America, and at Baltimore, Maryland, where his father continued the linen trade in which he had been engaged in Ireland, received in the counting-house his commercial education. He was known for his philalanthropy, particularly in...

Edward E. Ayer typescript memoir

 Collection — Box: 1 [31151030118909]
Identifier: MS-0719
Overview Edward Everett Ayer (1841-1927) was an American business magnate, best remembered for the endowments of his substantial collections of books and original manuscripts to the Newberry Library and Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago. He had over time built an immense fortune out of supplying timber to the 19th century's fast-growing railroad industry. The collection contains a bound volume of a memoir written by Ayer, titled Reminiscences and Travels of Edward E....

Associated Press photographs of Great Strike Wave

 Collection — Box: 1 [31151030118909]
Identifier: MS-0721
Overview The Associated Press (AP) is an American multinational nonprofit news agency headquartered in New York City. The AP, as well as other news organizations covered the Great Strike Wave of 1945-1946, a series of massive post-war labor strikes spanning numerous industries and public utilities. The collection includes twenty-five original Associated Press black-and-white photographs. They are 7x9" photographic prints on glossy paper, with printed captions included on the back of most of the...

Johns Hopkins University Alumni College records

 Collection — Box: 1 [31151030118909]
Identifier: RG-12-050
Overview The Alumni College was established by the Johns Hopkins University Alumni Association in approximately 1973, to provide alumni with travel learning opportunities, better known as "education vacations." The collection spans from 1970 to 1974.